Urban Fold


In his "Dream City" column, Will Doig looks at the attributes making tactical urbanism the hot revitalization trend for municipal authorities across the country.
Jun 18, 2012   Salon.com
One of the nation's poorest cities is about to become the first major city in America to lose its public library owing to the states' financial crisis.
Aug 9, 2010   Salon.com
Michael Lind of the New America Foundation thinks that plans for high-speed rail and renewable energy are expensive fantasies that liberals need to give up on as soon as possible.
Jun 9, 2010   Salon.com
There's no looking back now in the shift away from suburbs to a more sustainable urban model, writes Andre Shashaty, president of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities.
Nov 19, 2009   Salon.com
Salon's Michael Lind argues that attempts to create "comprehensive reform" of anything is a recipe for disaster.
Jul 16, 2009   Salon.com
While Mike Madden finds President Obama's approach to America's cities is a vast improvement over that of the Bush administration, he wonders why it has yet to deliver on its promise.
May 28, 2009   Salon.com
We're sorry to be buzz kills. But we've heard this one before. Like in 1990. And 1910. Do the automakers have the juice this time?
May 25, 2009   Salon.com
Between the spike in gas prices in 2008 and the current recession, the RV industry is in serious trouble as the market for enormous homes on wheels dries up.
Mar 20, 2009   Salon.com
The imminent closing of the Virgin Megastore in New York City may be a sign that the traditional music store will soon be extinct.
Mar 13, 2009   Salon.com
Plans to scrape hundreds of thousands of acres of the Mojave Desert for solar panel installations may endanger wildlife and are pitting environmentalists against each other.
Jan 23, 2009   Salon.com
Planners in Washington D.C. are bracing for the arrival of millions of visitors for President Obama's inauguration -- which they expect will overwhelm the parking supply and the public transit system.
Dec 16, 2008   Salon.com